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now for grace. >> the nra is getting ready for battle raising money and emailing supporters to upgrade their membership for quote the fight of the century. >> we're not saying that your rights are at risk the president of the united states is saying that. >> so where do things go from here? nbc's tracie potts is in washington for us. how is the president going to get the public and congress to support this legislative agenda? >> reporter: you were talking about the nra getting ready for a battle. the white house has a battle plan as well. it started last night. the president put an op-ed in the connecticut local connecticut newspaper near newtown where the shooting happened putting the pressure on congress saying they need to help and not hinder this process. the white house also has a campaign style tour planned for the president to talk about his gun control measures. no word yet what the stops are but they are hoping it will drum up public support. the polls are showing the public is increasingly favoring an assault weapons ban and even universal background checks a big part of his
the nra today at the white house. but could the president override everyone using executive orders for gun control? >>> americans under 50 are dying earlier. >>> new jersey governor christie's stock is rising among democrats, fighting against hurricane sandy, a despite plea to save these whales and is that lion in my neighborhood? >>> good morning. health officials are calling the worse flu outbreak they have seen in decades. at least 36 people are dead as the virus has spread to 40 states. boston is declared a public health emergency. they have had ten times of all last year's flu season. >> it has come back and rather fiercely. >>> boston will offer free vaccinations this weekend inspect. in some areas, some schools are temporarily closing. experts warn that we haven't reached the peak. >>> vice president biden's task nors aims at reducing gun violence, including the powerful nra, sources close to the talks say, expanding background checks for gun purchases. yesterday the vice president met with victims groups vowing that the administration is determined to take quote, immediate action.
works to ban assault weapons and other weapons. but the nra says not so fast. >>> a new stomach bug is called the ferrari of viruses. and u.s. health officials say it's taking over the country. >>> all that and manti te'o's bizarre explanation. destruction for safety's sake. and we'll take you to a place where the sun is warm and life is good. good morning. i'm meraryo mara schiavocampo. rivers are freezing in the boston area and in massachusetts, amazing pictures show river falls frozen solid. and here in new york, you can see the famous fountain in bryant park is covered in ice. we'll have much more on the deep freeze coming up in just a few minutes. >>> in after math of thiing shootings in newtown, a new bill has been proposed this washington. dianne feinstein and other democrats talked about the bill that names more than 150 firearms including semiautomatic rifles and pistols and would ban ammunition clips holding more than ten rounds. but feinstein says the bill would exempt more than 2,000 models of hunting and sporting weapons and would not affect weapons americans own for ho
: the nra says adding new laws would hit ordinary citizens, not criminals. >> that was kelly o'donnell. >>> this is the year for immigration reform that, is president obama's hope. he laid out his platform and timetable. >>> we know what's needed when it comes to border security. we know what's needed when it comes to dealing with employers who may unlawful hire undocumented workers. we know what a pathway to citizenship looks like and what the criteria should be. and so really the issue here is not so much technical as it is political. i'd like to see if we can get it done sooner in the first half of the year if possible. >> r. >>> and now to hope that remains in the search for a missing u.s. air force pilot off the coast of italy. lucas grunther and his f-16 is missing. his wife describes him as a self reliant outdoorsman and if anybody can survive something like this, lucas could. fog hampered the efforts but among the debris found so far, there is evidence he jekted. >>> developing stories to keep an eye on for you, will he or won't he get the nod? hoping to become the next
. now the nra likely to oppose those. they have already said in response to new york's law that tougher laws do not reduce crime or produce safety. in addition to the laws regarding background checks, the president's also expected to talk about mental health and video games as part of this comprehensive package he'll announce later this morning. >> tracie potts, thanks so much. >>> in the face of gun control reform, the nra is fighting back. a new web ad on the stand and fight website calls the president "an elitist hypocrite." here's the whole thing. take a look. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? then why is he skeptical about putting armed security in our schools when his kids are protected by armed guards at their school? he is just another elite it hypocrite when it comes to a fair share of security. protection for their kids and gun free zones for ours. >> so what do you think of this ad? we want to know. tweet us @first lookmsnbc. >>> chuck hagel may be getting closer to win confirmation of secretary of defense. he won the backing of two of the senate's stron
for ways to work around the nra. >> plenty of time to take a look at their recommendations once they come forward. what's going to dominate washington for the next three months here is going to and spending and debt. >> reporter: president obama has promised that gun violence is an issue that he won't put off. >>> and now here's your "first look" at this dish of scrambled politics. >>> general stanley mcchris tall wris there was a quote deficit of trust over decisions about the war. he was fired in 2010 after an article in rolling stone quoted him and his staff making dismisive comments about the white house. >>> former new york governor eliot spitzer won't stay with current tv. spitzer said that their mission will be different. >>> as hillary clinton gets ready to step down from the cabinet the guessing may begin about who may play her in a movie. >>> a petition on the white house website suggest a weekly reality tv show starring the vice president. it suggested that the show could feature some of the veep's funniest moments. >>> a conservative coup collapsed before john boehner was conf
nra ad using president obama's daughters to make a point about armed guards at schools is, quote, reprehensible. >>> a new poll from george washington university found that 55% of young people are likely to display their political affiliation on social media. liberals were more likely to post public messages than conservatives, and they're more likely to block people because of their political views. >>> the mother of offering popular advice, known as dear abbey. pauline phillips was 94. >>> and check this out. we searchers have created a new gadget that can snap photographs of snowflakes in 3d. the device uses three high-speed cameras and infrared sensors to capture the amazing photos while the snowflakes are in free fall. very, very cool. >>> weill a rebound in the world's second largest economy be a bump for the stock exchange? today, we'll see how investors react. >>> stocks came to life thursday thanks to a surprising jump in housing starts and the lowest weekly jobless numbers since january 2008. after the bell, intel ticked lower despite better than expected earnings. more
what he said is a comprehensive approach to gun control. the nra and others don't believe in assault weapons ban can pass in congress. we'll get his recommendations tomorrow. >> thank you. >>> colin powell is speaking out on nbc's "meet the press" he endorsed chuck hagel to be the new defense secretary. he said hagel would do a great job at the pentagon. powell also fired harsh words at his own republican party. >> there's also a dark -- a dark vain of intolerance in some parts of the party. what do i mean by that? what i mean by that they still sort of look down on minorities. how can i evidence that? when i see a former governor say that the president is shucking and jiving. >> powell added that the gop is having an identity problem and if it doesn't change they're going to be in trouble. >>> president obama ordered american forces to help france in a failed rescue operation in somalia. the u.s. briefly provided limited technical support to french forces trying to rescue an intelligence agent being held by islamic extremists. a second french shoulder has died from gunshot wounds af
released a target shooting app on itunes approved for preschoolers ages 4 and up. nra practice range includes a shooting practice feature, safety tips and state-by-state gun laws. >>> the white house has rejected a petition calling for texas to secede from the u.s. the response from the white house said that free and open debate is what makes this country work, but we don't let that debate tear us apart. >>> jenny sanford says she will not run for congress from south carolina against her ex-husband, mark sanford. she says, quote, i think my job as mom right now is much more important. >>> ann romney, wife of the republican presidential candidate, said during the 2012 campaign that she was a big fan of "dancing with the stars," but it's reported that romney said no to an invitation for her to appear as a contestant on that show. >>> former president bill clinton was a big hit at "the golden globes" and also popular backstage after his appearance on the broadcast. actress clare danes says she was invited to meet clinton in a private room. actress jessica alba was already in the room an
participants described the meetings as open and frank, the nra had harsh words for the president afterwards. >> the administration was able to check the box and say they'd talked to the representatives of firearms owners and the groups that support the second amendment. now they were going to try to proceed with what they wanted to do. >> as those meetings were taking place, another school shooting. this one at a high school in rural california. one student was wounded and a 16-year-old suspect was taken into custody. >>> back in washington later today, biden meets with members of the video game industry. he'll present his recommendations to the president on tuesday. >>> this terrible flu season continues. people are now rushing to get their flu shots. dr. nancy snyderman reports the demand is leading to a vaccine shortage in some areas. >> reporter: the cdc says 128 million doses have been delivered. only 135 million have been made. this year's flu is especially virulent and can sprnt spread quickly. you can be exposed to the virus six feet away from a person. once you are infected, it's e
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